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Epic Games is sending players V-Bucks to settle 'Fortnite' loot box class action lawsuit

Fortnite: Save the World players who purchased random loot boxes when they were available can expect to see 1,000 V-Bucks added to their account in the coming days. The move is part of Epic Games' efforts to settle a class action lawsuit filed against it over…

epic - Engadget
11:37pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Epic will pay off class-action loot-box settlement with in-game currency

Fortnite and Rocket League players will get over $78 million in digital goods.

epic - Ars Technica
3:15pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Snack, where TikTok meets dating, gets $3.5 million in funding

After online dating’s tremendous 2020 growth that culminated in last week’s epic Bumble IPO, a new entrant has tossed its hat into the dating app ring. Snack, founded by Kimberly Kaplan, looks to merge the popularity and format of TikTok with the dating world…

epic - TechCrunch
7:00am PST - February 22nd, 2021

10 things in tech you need to know today

Summary List PlacementGood morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing setti…

epic - Business Insider
12:00am PST - February 22nd, 2021

India's Pant returns for England T20s - Reuters

India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant has been included in the Twenty20 squad for next month's five-match series against England, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Saturday.

epic - Reuters
7:55am PST - February 20th, 2021

It looks like Street Fighter will be the next 'Fortnite' crossover

By all accounts, it looks like the world of Street Fighter will soon crossover with Fortnite. The game’s datamining community found evidence that series favorites Ryu and Chun-Li — who, to be clear, is not a character from Mortal Kombat — could join Fortnit…

epic - Engadget
12:48pm PST - February 19th, 2021

Bitcoin hits $1 trillion in market value for the first time amid epic rally

Summary List PlacementBitcoin's astonishing rally catapulted it to a market capitalization of $1 trillion for the first time on Friday, shrugging off concerns of a dramatic collapse reminiscent of 2017 when the famous cryptocurrency fell almost 45% after hitt…

epic - Business Insider
9:48am PST - February 19th, 2021

Watch the unboxing of the most ridiculous Warhammer 40K miniature ever made

The all-metal Thunderhawk Gunship is among tabletop gaming’s most legendary models, and someone found an original unassembled copy. Watch it unboxed by Squidmar Miniatures, and follow the epic assembly and painting.

epic - Polygon
1:41pm PST - February 18th, 2021

Fortnite fight expands as Epic claims Apple broke EU competition law

In the US, Epic is taking Apple to court; in the EU, it's heading to regulators.

epic - Ars Technica
9:51am PST - February 17th, 2021

Epic Games brings its antitrust feud with Apple to Europe's competition watchdog

Fortnite maker Epic Games is taking its battle against Apple's App Store practices to Europe. The games studio has filed a complaint with the EU's competition watchdog alleging that Apple's deliberate use of anti-competitive restrictions on the iOS ecosystem …

epic - Engadget
2:50am PST - February 17th, 2021

Epic Games takes Apple fight to EU antitrust regulators - Reuters

Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to EU antitrust regulators after failing to make headway in a U.S. court in a dispute over the iPhone maker's payment system on its App Store and control over apps downloads.

epic - Reuters
11:08pm PST - February 16th, 2021

Fortnite is hosting a film festival on the party royale island

Short Nite is a film festival that will take place in Fortnite’s party royale island, showcasing multiple animated films. It’ll start on February 20th.

epic - The Verge
7:00am PST - February 16th, 2021

The Morning After: Parler is back

As long as your internet connection has survived the extreme cold snap, Parler is back online. In the aftermath of the January 6th Capitol riot, Amazon suspended social network Parler’s web service access on January 10th for violating its terms of service. No…

epic - Engadget
4:45am PST - February 16th, 2021

Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook needs 'to inflict pain' on Apple

While it's no secret that tensions are growing between Apple and Facebook , a report by The Wall Street Journal has shed more light on just how acrimonious the rift has become. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once reportedly told employees that "we need to …

epic - Engadget
1:01pm PST - February 15th, 2021

Mexican president hails Biden's border wall freeze - Reuters

U.S. President Joe Biden's decision to stop new construction of his predecessor's signature wall on the border with Mexico received a vote of confidence from his Mexican counterpart on Friday.

epic - Reuters
6:34am PST - February 12th, 2021

The Wanting Mare Is the Most Visual Fantasy in Recent Memory

It asks you to dig into your past—with the help of some magic horses.

epic - Wired
5:00am PST - February 12th, 2021

Tsitsipas holds off Kokkinakis to win Greek epic - Reuters

A Greek tragedy threatened to befall Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open on Thursday before the fifth seed steadied to fend off local wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 6-7(5) 6-4 and reach the third round.

epic - Reuters
12:41am PST - February 11th, 2021

Kyrgios raises the roof with epic comeback in Melbourne - Reuters

Nick Kyrgios fed off a febrile atmosphere to save two match points on his way to a 5-7 6-4 3-6 7-6(2) 6-4 comeback victory over Frenchman Ugo Humbert in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

epic - Reuters
5:00am PST - February 10th, 2021

The Morning After: The makers of 'Cyberpunk 2077' got hacked

The makers of Cyberpunk 2077 have another problem beyond the sub-par version of the game that appeared on older consoles. The company has apparently been hacked and is being held to ransom over unreleased code for both its cyberpunk opus and an unseen version…

epic - Engadget
4:38am PST - February 9th, 2021

Disney+ offers 'Raya and the Last Dragon' pre-orders before its debut

Disney+ has previously offered early access to movies with theatrical releases, but now it’s hoping you’ll pay in advance. The streaming service has started taking pre-orders for Premier Access to Raya and the Last Dragon ahead of its digital debut on March 5…

epic - Engadget
7:29am PST - February 5th, 2021

Grab announces program to help increase COVID-19 vaccinations in Southeast Asia

Grab, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing and on-demand delivery giant, announced a program to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations today. Its goal is to have all of its employees, as well as driver and delivery partners, vaccinated by 2022 (excluding people…

epic - TechCrunch
7:24pm PST - February 3rd, 2021

Hedge fund Melvin Capital is down $4.5 billion after epic squeeze by Reddit traders, report says

Betting against the crowd isn't always smart.  Hedge fund Melvin Capital reportedly lost $4.5 billion in assets value in January – a 53 percent drop – after its massive bet that GameStop's stock price will fall turned sour, the Financial Times reported Sunday…

epic - Mashable
1:57am PST - February 1st, 2021

Facebook is reportedly preparing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple

Facebook has reportedly been preparing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple for months, centering around an allegation that the company is forcing developers to follow App Store rules that its own apps don't have to abide by. According to The Information, if Fa…

epic - Engadget
9:05am PST - January 28th, 2021

Disney to redesign Jungle Cruise ride at theme parks, remove 'negative depictions' of indigenous peoples - Fox News

Disney is making a change for the better by updating the Jungle Cruise ride at its bicoastal theme parks, removing “negative depictions” of indigenous peoples.

epic - Fox News
6:40am PST - January 26th, 2021

Nothing changes between me and Virat, he is my captain and I am his deputy: Rahane - Times of India

Cricket News: Ajinkya Rahane has won many fans with his astute captaincy during the Indian team's epic triumph in Australia but he would like to make it very clear

epic - The Times of India
4:55am PST - January 26th, 2021
RT @Kioshiima1: dsajdash this bug ingame looks so epic!! https://t.co/YGOG500ada

RT @Kioshiima1: dsajdash this bug ingame looks so epic!! https://t.co/YGOG500ada

(@2Devvis)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @dril: Can we stop the posts please guys. Can we all cool it with the gags, riffs, spoofs, and epic shit. People are trying to do mental…

Ratbot on a Pleasure Cruise™ (@R_Science_Cat)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @RanaDaggubati: A thrilling battle has just begun - the one between man's greed and the epic forces of nature! Which team are you on?…

CHIRU.V (@chiruv1990)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @audrocur: another epic win for trans rights as i get to explore a magical world full of chattel slavery without being misgendered while…

milo (@milomilefeu)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @mrfreshasian: EPIC MAKE THE LAZAR & FRESH SUPER KNOCKBACK CUP AN ACTUAL LTM ITS TOO FUN THE PEOPLE WANT IT!!

Xcl_Savage (@savage_xcl)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

not feeling very epic

sammi (@xsamanthaclaire)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021
Almost human? Amazing SF stories featuring non-humans it's going to get weird... #civilisation #aliens #survival #space #nonhuman #sf #collapse #epic #postapocalypse (e_-b) https://t.co/EMrEVBL1XB https://t.co/snJzxE7Q6z

Almost human? Amazing SF stories featuring non-humans it's going to get weird... #civilisation #aliens #survival #space #nonhuman #sf #collapse #epic #postapocalypse (e_-b) https://t.co/EMrEVBL1XB https://t.co/snJzxE7Q6z

Steve Turnbull (@adaddinsane)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @Daily_Eruri: April 9 is the day the masterpiece Attack on Titan will end. Thank you Isayama for giving us such an amazing manga. No mat…

(@Ieila_)
1:45am PST - March 4th, 2021

moved closer to her after we broke up what an epic

arson (@panchasaraappa)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021
RT @StarAlyGoni: Who else remembers this?
The kala dil task.

RT @StarAlyGoni: Who else remembers this? The kala dil task. "Tera nikalun?" Hahaha, epic. ALY GONI THE YOUTH ICON https://t.co/abcxiW68oV

Kaddus Ali SRKIAN (@KaddusAli14)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @dril: Can we stop the posts please guys. Can we all cool it with the gags, riffs, spoofs, and epic shit. People are trying to do mental…

sloth bear on a bike (@HeftyLeftie)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @mrfreshasian: EPIC MAKE THE LAZAR & FRESH SUPER KNOCKBACK CUP AN ACTUAL LTM ITS TOO FUN THE PEOPLE WANT IT!!

imGrixy (@Grixy4)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @audrocur: another epic win for trans rights as i get to explore a magical world full of chattel slavery without being misgendered while…

milf hunter (@dykeplague)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

Epic need to put the lazar and fresh cup as an ltm. pls epic

It's Sky Ennit (@its_sky_ennit)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @RanaDaggubati: A thrilling battle has just begun - the one between man's greed and the epic forces of nature! Which team are you on?…

shiva (@ShivaBanoth10)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

"I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" - SOUTH PACIFIC (1958) https://t.co/ETPq3MkX03 via @YouTube. By popular demand, here’s Mitzi Gaynor singing the irresistible “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair” from the epic 1958 movie “South Pacific”. ......Rinse. Repeat.

Arnold Darrow (@couchpotato999)
1:44am PST - March 4th, 2021

RT @UniversalORL: BREAKING: Universal's Epic Universe is back! https://t.co/sLQMWL5f1h

andrewofpeace (@AndrewOfPeace)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @SamsungIndia: The epic camera on the all-new #GalaxyS21Ultra 5G (Ready) captures night like a dream. Check out these epic low light sna…

Vishnu Rabari (@VishnuR62313783)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021
RT @Hells1995: Gojo from Jujutsu Kaisen had such an epic entrance , literal chills https://t.co/ksjDFQR7Pl

RT @Hells1995: Gojo from Jujutsu Kaisen had such an epic entrance , literal chills https://t.co/ksjDFQR7Pl

Eris༑ ࿐ྂ| llorandole a Ash lynx (@_Ndrwrld_)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @LightsCameraPod: ‘Logan’, the final entry to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, was released on this day 4 years ago. Wake up with the epic firs…

Arthur Shelby (@30caseofMatty)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @audrocur: another epic win for trans rights as i get to explore a magical world full of chattel slavery without being misgendered while…

uzumaki wario (@bonerman_inc)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @cdntradegrljenn: $SSET news release! An epic location has been selected for the company’s much anticipated share holders meeting on Mar…

T.J. (@MDPennyPlayer)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021
RT @insideuniversal: Universal has confirmed that work has resumed on Epic Universe! @UniversalORL https://t.co/fv3hG3u0xn

RT @insideuniversal: Universal has confirmed that work has resumed on Epic Universe! @UniversalORL https://t.co/fv3hG3u0xn

Logan Dockery (@logandockery)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

Reply if you’re epic

Capple ( SPLOON 3 (@Bandori_Capple)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @hwanaejimaa: Nothing beats Jinwoo and Jinhwan’s story of being locked inside Seungyoon and Seunghoon dorm. That was EPIC.

sagamasa (@sgmasa11)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @UniNewsToday: BREAKING: Construction on Epic Universe at Universal Orlando Resort Will Resume Soon https://t.co/ET3a8eygAE https://t.c…

Bill "Y'all WASH YOUR HANDS & WEAR A MASK" Ingram (@billyarnie)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @UniversalORL: BREAKING: Universal's Epic Universe is back! https://t.co/sLQMWL5f1h

“The Exausted One” Mr. J Man (@JManOrRiot)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @audrocur: another epic win for trans rights as i get to explore a magical world full of chattel slavery without being misgendered while…

Mantis (@m4ntis92)
6:19am PST - March 3rd, 2021

RT @tariqperf: So If theres 7 battle pass skins and The 7 Epic could be hiding something this whole 3 years is The 7 Is The ? Skins

Tariqperf (@tariqperf)
10:04pm PST - March 2nd, 2021
RT @Kioshiima1: dsajdash this bug ingame looks so epic!! https://t.co/YGOG500ada

RT @Kioshiima1: dsajdash this bug ingame looks so epic!! https://t.co/YGOG500ada

PrimScarlet (@lorrainedequito)
10:04pm PST - March 2nd, 2021
RT @jamesh00: Epic night sky, and a bit of helicopter spotting https://t.co/hYIDIBuAOH

RT @jamesh00: Epic night sky, and a bit of helicopter spotting https://t.co/hYIDIBuAOH

Andy Elwood (@4ndyElwood)
10:04pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

i'm legit hoping machinist mina gets released in the item shop like what happened with metal team leader, I get how it was a weird mood on epic's part but i fucking love her

Karmisan Cheese (@chundu_s)
10:04pm PST - March 2nd, 2021
RT @ricuarts: It's been a long time coming, I present you these epic lads
#mythymoo #itsyaboymay https://t.co/PYFBKUpSJl

RT @ricuarts: It's been a long time coming, I present you these epic lads #mythymoo #itsyaboymay https://t.co/PYFBKUpSJl

(@couriervictor)
10:04pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

RT @popmuertos: @steinekin @Xbox when Halo2 came out, we, uh, liberated a "HALO 2 IS HERE" sign from GameStop and put it on our college apa…

Benjamin ‘Camry’ L. #BLM (@realbcousin100)
7:09pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

HI I UM DID A BIG EPIC

marsie (@ultraprisms)
7:09pm PST - March 2nd, 2021
Sister just called me a pill addict in front of my father this is not epic https://t.co/iWGqSXeKUA

Sister just called me a pill addict in front of my father this is not epic https://t.co/iWGqSXeKUA

flesh palace (@FlRSTNAMELAST)
7:09pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

RT @Occidentosis2: Thank you. thank you so fucking much. You are singled handedly responsible for the next 5 hate crimes against Hijabis th…

anyways... (@TUHbanana)
7:09pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

Lol that’s pretty epic! https://t.co/LooL7EOwzS

Kitbash Main (@MaltzmanDaniel)
7:09pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

RT @OnlinePonies: March 13-14, 2021 Mark it in your calendars It's going to be epic The theme is Cyberpunk!

(@techmagic317)
7:09pm PST - March 2nd, 2021